Platinum Jubilee Comedy – 1960’s

The 1960's - The Classics Begin To mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee we're continuing our look back at some of the the highlights in British Comedy over the last 70 years.   We have reached the 1960's.In t...
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Life Experience And The Sitcom

How Life Experience Has Brought Us Some Of Our Best Sitcoms. Whilst the above may not be true of every great sitcom it's certainly true for some of the greats as we'll find out in this post.Open All Hours ...
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Platinum Jubilee

Platinum Jubilee, The Pick Of 70 years Of Great British Comedy Part One, Sitcom At The Royal VarietyOver the last 70 years Britain has produced some of the most beloved sitcoms that have sold all over the ...

Are We Running Out Of Ideas For TV ? Part 1

Are We Running Out Of Ideas For TV ? Part 1 - Drama and Kids Or Does It Prove The Old Ones Are The Best? It feels that we are in the grip of re-makes and comebacks of classic TV shows.  From Drama to Sci-Fi ...

The Boy Who Saved England

The Boy Who Saved England, 1995 The Boy Who Saved England was the last the last Dad's Army project to feature any of the original cast.Long after the original series had finished and some twenty years afte...

Britain’s Unsung Comedy Heroes, Part 4

Britain's Unsung Comedy Heroes - Private Frazer, Dad's Army I suppose realistically everyone of the Dad's Army cast was a true comedy gem.  However I always feel that perhaps some don't get the recognition the...

Arthur Lowe – In Profile

Arthur Lowe, 1915 - 1982 Perhaps always remembered for his role as Captain George Mainwaring in Dad's Army,  However he had a long and varied career that lasted right up until his death in 1982.Quick Bio ...

Comedy and Public Information Films ?

Public Information Films featuring some well known comedy stars In 2013 public information films became no more, with the advent of social media and the internet it was felt that they were now a little outdate...

Dad’s Army In Lockdown?

Dad's Army, Man Of Action, 1974 As the country comes out of lockdown 2 into strict tiers it reminded us here of an episode of Dad's Army.Man Of Action was the second episode in series seven of the clasic s...
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Clive Dunn – In Profile

Clive Dunn - 1920 - 2012 Perhaps best known for his work as Lance Corporal Jones in Dad's Army he would go on to play many roles as an older person.Quick BioBorn in Covent Garden, London, Dunn's parent...